World Tests...What?

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World Tests...What?

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Unusual tests, test materials, test study materials, and participants' actions before and after said test from around the world. Test can be academic, rites, medical, and/ or governmental. And lets throw contest in there too.

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Breanna Jones

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Tyler Cowen once gave the following final test to one of his classes:
Tyler [Cowen] once walked into class the day of the final exam and he said. "Here is the exam. Write your own questions. Write your own answers. Harder questions and better…

Anatomical Macarons, Cookies Decorated as Organs & Body Parts
Cookies with edible paint.
You get to study anatomy and eat it too. However, you might want to put the cookies in the right places.
Cooked by Miss Insomnia Tulip

Teachers in Texas will be required to cover the Judeo-Christian influences of the nation’s Founding Fathers, but not highlight the philosophical rationale for the separation of church and state. Curriculum standards also will describe the U.S.…

Strange as it may seem, the dead have quit rotting in German cemeteries — they are turning into wax-like corpses. Will the use of burial chambers solve the problem? Or is extensive soil reconditioning the only viable alternative?

Cemeteries are…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Bloomington, IN – August 3, 2006 -- Dog Condoms, Inc.
is announcing a voluntary recall of its Dog Condoms® canine prophylactics, due
to an unacceptable failure rate reported during preliminary release in test
markets.…

I CANT SEE
I was performing a complete physical, including the visual acuity test. I placed the patient twenty feet from the chart and began, "Cover your right eye with your hand." He read the 20/20 line perfectly. Now your left." Again, a flawless read Now…

Out of space
During a patient's two week follow-up appointment with his cardiologist, he informed me, his doctor, that he was having trouble with one of his medications. Which one?" I asked. The patch. The nurse told me to put on a new one every six hours and now…

I was caring for a woman from Kentucky and asked, So, how's your breakfast this morning?" It's very good, except for the Kentucky Jelly I can't seem to get used to the taste," the patient replied. I then asked to see the jelly and the woman produced…

I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I heard in my own second-grade classroom a few years back.

When I was a kid, I loved show-and-tell. So I always have a few…

Puddle Drive-Through Simulation
The Killifish lives in puddles, sometimes in the middle of a road, where trucks drive through. These habitats provide little competition for food, and are disregarded by predators, especially since water is brown and unclear. The obvious disadvantage…
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